Bernardo Magnini

NLP Unit

Bernardo Magnini is senior researcher at FBK (Trento, Italy),  and Director of the FBK International PhD Program. His interests are in the field of Computational Linguistics, particularly lexical semantics and lexical resources, question answering, textual entailment, and conversational agents, areas in which he has published more than 200 scientific papers. He has coordinated international research projects, including QALL-ME (question answering), LIVEMEMORIES (content extraction and integration), and EXCITEMENT (textual inferences). He has launched EVALITA, the evaluation campaign for both NLP and speech tools for the Italian language, has co-chaired CLIC-it 2014 (the first Italian conference on Computational Linguistics), AI*IA 2018 (the 17th International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence), and he has been local organizer of EACL 2006 in Trento and of ACL 2019 in Florence.

He has been contract professor at the University of Trento, Bolzano and Pavia, and he is staff member and lecturer at the ICT International Doctoral School of the  University of Trento.

He is member of the Scientific Committee of the Know Center (Graz) and of the Institute for Applied Linguistics at Eurac Research (Bolzano).

He currently serves as President of the Italian Association for Computational Linguistics and as General Chair of ACL 2022.

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